What is an employment contract?
An employment contract is a legally binding agreement between an employer and employee that sets out the terms of employment and the employee’s job role, duties, rights and responsibilities. The parties must abide by the contract until the employer or employee gives notice, the employee is dismissed or the terms of the contract are changed....
Employment Contract Help Guide
Both employers and employees can have full confidence in the employment contract, which clearly sets forth all the important terms and conditions of employment. The employment contract can be tailored for permanent, fixed-term and contractual employment, as well as full-time or part-time employees. Parties to the Agreement When identifying the parti...
What are good qualities to look for when choosing an attorney for the LPA for property and financial affairs?
An attorney needs to be somebody the donor has complete trust in to make suitable financial decisions. Sufficient skills in managing finances are an advantage. The attorney also needs enough spare time to do the attorney job well....
Should the donor tell his or her close family that an attorney has been appointed and a power of attorney has been submitted?
It is a good idea to do this because a power of attorney is a legal document which means the family will have to accept the attorney and they will know where they stand in relation to caring for the donor’s assets and his or herself if it comes to that....
If the donor creates an LPA for property and financial affairs and another for personal welfare, can the same attorney be appointed to fulfill both roles?
Yes, this can take place, or a different attorney can be appointed for each LPA....
What happens if I have appointed my spouse or civil partner as my attorney but at a later date our relationship is dissolved or annulled?
In this case, your LPA will usually come to an end, but not if you have already appointed a replacement attorney; or if you have appointed more than one attorney to act jointly or independently; or you placed a condition in your power of attorney that permits your spouse or civil partner to still act even when the relationship finishes....
What is a non-compete agreement?
A non-compete agreement is used by businesses (called the "protected party" in the agreement) to restrict employees, contractors or other businesses (called the "promising party" in the agreement) from setting up a competing business. Businesses use a non-compete agreement to maintain their competitive advantage and safeguard their customers, employ...
What information is included in a non-disclosure agreement?
A non-disclosure agreement contains the details of the parties to the agreement and a thorough definition of confidential information as well as all the types of information this includes. It will also cover other obligations, such as the requirement of non-solicitation of employees, contractors, customers and vendors, and the duration of the agreem...
When do I need a non-disclosure agreement?
Non-disclosure agreements can be used for various reasons, but they are most commonly used by businesses. For example, a business owner may ask an employee, consultant or independent contractor to sign an NDA to prevent the disclosure of confidential information, which may include business know-how, customer information or trade secrets....
What are the differences between a Section 8 and Section 21 (Form 6a) notice?
A Section 21 (Form 6a) notice is used to evict tenants in a no-fault eviction, meaning the landlord wants to use the property for his or her personal use. A Section 8 eviction notice is the notice required in order to begin eviction proceedings for at-fault tenants. Once the landlord has commenced this process and completed the information required...